Bartending Etiquette: Avoiding Blunders and Gaffes
Let's be honest, bad service stinks. Rankle our sensibilities, trod on our concepts of lounge etiquette and we'll rebel. There are unwritten conventions governing professional bar conduct. You know most of them intuitively. Then why is it so many bartenders consistently step on these conventions?
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Flavored Syrups: Doing Fresh One Better
The essential quality that all great cocktails share in common is sessionability. In response, bar chefs and master mixologists increasingly are using flavored syrups to propel their drinks into the "great" range. Low-cost and alcohol-free, syrups have become absolute necessities behind the bar.
The 12 Most Fascinating New Gins
Americans are rediscovering the simple elegance and wonderful complexity of Britain's most famous export. In the event you missed the fanfare of initial release, the following are our choice of the most fascinating new gins that you likely haven't heard of... yet:
Introducing Bärenjäger Honey & Bourbon
Bärenjäger Honey Liqueur, the original honey liqueur, has announced the brand's first line extension. Bärenjäger Honey & Bourbon is a blend of premium honey liqueur and Kentucky bourbon whiskey, made with pure honey and all-natural ingredients.